Today is Gunpowder Day, the day in which Guy Fawkes was arrested for trying to blow up 36 gunpowder kegs in the basement of the British Parliament. At the time, kegs of explosives might have been the most effective method of destruction — no longer. Thanks to the wonders of technology, weapons systems have advanced to the stage where there no longer need to be any moving parts. Furthermore, weapons that the general public knows as “futuristic” are considered yesterday’s news to the shadowy, corporate weapons developers. Our ignorance doesn’t take away from the fact that what these companies have released to the public is completely mind-blowing. It really makes you wonder what kinds of killer merchandise they have in the works right now. All we can show you are five of the most high-tech weapons you wouldn’t believe existed but do — they’re below.